Tag: Leonardo da Vinci

The “Golden Mean”: Elusive Perfection

I am fascinated by the “Golden Ratio,” or “Golden Number,” or “Golden Mean.” That is the number Phi (Φ). What fascinates me is not so much the mathematical intricacies of the number Phi–though I relish in such explanations by those of my friends who spend their weekends solving math problems. (Here is an explanation, for

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